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Brisk voting in UP’s 10 seats


Lucknow, April 10 :

Brisk voting took place Thursday in Uttar Pradesh’s 10 Lok Sabha constituencies.

Voting is going on peacefully in all the 10 constituencies of western Uttar Pradesh, an election commission (EC) official told IANS.

The polling which began at 7 a.m. will go on till 6 p.m., Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of UP, Umesh Sinha said.

He added that voting slips reached the voters prior to balloting.

Instructions have also been issued to personnel manning the polling booths to ensure that the indelible ink is properly put on voter’s index finger and that they have not put any lotion or any other substance to remove the ink.

The 10 seats for which polling is being held are Ghaziabad, Bijnore, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Kairana, Baghpat, Gautam Budh Nagar (Noida), Bulandshahr and Aligarh.

No untoward incident has been reported and brisk voting began since morning.

There are 154 candidates in the 10 seats that have gone for voting Thursday.